Sunday, June 22, 2014

The Childhood Game That Changed My Life

I never thought a childhood game could change my life forever but I was wrong. A certain afternoon replays itself over and over in my head, all thanks to a Ouija board.

It was a typical afternoon over one of my Middle School best friend's houses. We were playing down in her basement when she whipped a Ouija board out. She dimmed the lights and the three of us sat in a circle each with a finger on the indicator. We each asked it questions and answers were spelled out for us. It was all fun and games until we started asking more "serious" questions. I asked "how old will I be when I die?" And the response was "36." I then asked how and I was told "breast cancer."

Holy Crap!! Either these things work and I am dying young or one of my friends was seriously "f"ed up. I was so upset when I went home and cried for days. I cried because I thought I was dying at 36 and I cried because how could one of my so-called friends do something like that to me?

Fast forward about 20 years and the thought still crosses my mind that I am going to die at 36 of cancer. I still think and worry about what a silly game from my youth said. I am going to be 33 in a month and I can't help but feel I only have 3 years to live. I know you are probably thinking this girl is ridiculous but would you have been just able to forget about it if you were in my shoes or am I being neurotic?

I hope and pray that it was just one of friends being seriously "messed up" that day but if not I plan to enjoy the next three years of my life. Because even though I am sure there was no truth behind what I was told (or so I hope) we should each live each day to the fullest because you are never guaranteed tomorrow. Make each moment count! xoxo


  1. I'm like you. Even though I know it can't be true I'm sure there would be something in the back of my mind still thinking about it. I'm not convinced that those boards don't work but I"m also not convinced that they do...and chances are your friends did the moving of the board (which does suck) but you will not die young!!

  2. I have always been TERRIFIED of the Quija board! haha

  3. omg I have only done it once and never again!!

  4. that is so messed up that one of your friends did that to you! i had a friend who was told by a psychic that he would die at age 27 and now he's 33, sooooo i wouldn't put too much stock into it!

  5. I could never decide if I believed in Ouija boards or not... but for your sake, I'll say I dont. I wouldn't put a lot of stock in to it!